Walking the fence line

I met an antelope In the woods Him longingly Walking a fence line So wanting to be on the other side I pause, watching… Big open land just opposite ‘Why don’t you run free– that way?’ Distressed He momentarily considers His other option Straying off course But shortly returning To walking the fence Not noticing […]

Questions I ask myself

Am I capable of fully feeling this?  (‘this’ being whatever is within me right now… no matter how blissful or how horrific it appears) Can I feel this in complete love… gifting myself the space without judgment to allow this to process through me? Do I have enough patience and trust to simply be my […]

How do you speak?

Can you grasp how much you are loved by the plants and the trees? I have been visiting my parents, rendezvousing in my childhood home. When they built this house, a major consideration was how to keep as many trees as possible, specifically the divine Magnolia that could have mindlessly been engulfed by the footprint […]

is silence really silent?

A dear avocado tree outside my door is best friends with a shama bird. Every morning, shama comes to rest upon her branches and share a visit. To hear their two hearts sing together… ahhh… even writing it brings tears to my eyes. The connection between this feathered one and this leafed one is simply […]

child-like wonder

Wandering around the backyard late this afternoon, grazing like a rabbit among the herbs… yarrow flowers, bright yellow Mexican mint marigold blooms, rama tulsi, sage common, mulberry, chicory leaf, parsley, chocolate mint… Ahhhhh… finally coming down from a full day of computer, tech support, cell phone, todo lists… The plants reminding my body of their […]